End of a News Monopoly

October 1943
New Republic;10/18/43, Vol. 109 Issue 16, p508
Focuses on the Associated Press (AP) guilty of violating the U.S. anti-trust laws which is a victory for a free press. Report that directors of the AP previously had no right to admit a newspaper against the veto of other newspapers in the same city; Information about the government's suit against the AP; Claims that the news service of the AP was perverted to operate not as a public service, but as a quasi-private dispensation; Comments on the future of the press in the U.S.; Story of the AP covered by the New York newspapers.


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